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George Buchanan

George Buchanan was a Scottish historian and humanist scholar. According to historian Keith Brown, Buchanan was "the most profound intellectual sixteenth century Scotland produced." His ideology of resistance to royal usurpation gained widespread acceptance during the Scottish Reformation. Brown says the ease with which King James VII was deposed in 1689 shows the power of Buchananite ideas... Read More

BornFebruary 1506
Killearn, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Died28 September 1582 (aged 76)
Edinburgh, Scotland
Occupationhistorian, scholar
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